It is July. Before us is the lunar landscape of Montiferru, Sardinia, after a wildfire. Everything is black, nature appears to have been compromised, while the people meeting up in the midst of the ancient olive groves and burnt woods look like ghosts. And yet in the midst of all this desolation one can hear the unexpected chirping of cicadas. For a year the film followed the seasons after the fire, heard the songs and listened to the voices with a small film crew, observing the miracle of nature’s rebirth after the tragedy.
Born in Cagliari, he has taught in secondary schools and at university. He has been an actor, director and theatre critic for La Nuova Sardegna. In 1996 he directed his first film. His films have participated at numerous international festivals, receiving awards and mentions.
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